Today Carouge is part of Geneva, but this was not always so. Until the 17th Century the area was practically deserted and in ... More
Today Carouge is part of Geneva, but this was not always so. Until the 17th Century the area was practically deserted and in 1754 Carouge became part of the Kingdom of Sardinia. King Victor Amedee III commissioned architects from Torino to design a town which he hoped would become Geneva's economic competitor. Still today, the minute you reach Carouge you feel as though you are entering a foreign village with its own identity and atmosphere. It is a real treat to stroll through this preserved late-18th-century town; quaint narrow streets, old buildings, inner courtyards, flowered gardens, sidewalk cafes, churches, fountains antique shops and boutiques, as well as a colorful market on certain days of the week.
Kyburg castle, the former residence of the Kyburg counts in the Middle Ages, is the largest in Eastern Switzerland. The
Kyburg family was the most important noble family in the Swiss plateau besides the Habsburgs and the House of ...
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